Ecosystems

These tools support adaptation analysis, planning and implementation in relation to Ecosystems.

The tools were developed with the support of the Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division (CCIAD), Natural Resources Canada. They are made available here in the language of the author, and do not constitute an endorsement of content or recommendations


« L’évaluation économique des biens et services écosystémiques dans un contexte de changements climatiques »

Cover page of the guide, titled « L’évaluation économique des biens et services écosystémiques dans un contexte de changements climatiques ; Un guide méthodologique pour une augmentation de la capacité à prendre des décisions d’adaptation»

(PDF, 7.46 MB, 218 pages) (2013) (French only)

This adaptation guide proposes to standardize and make consistent the use of environmental economic assessment tools by looking at key components, from the definition of ecosystem goods and services, to the methods used to ascertain their usefulness.


Urban Forests: A Climate Adaptation Guide

cover page of guide, titled, Urban Forests: A Climate Adaptation Guide

(PDF, 1.47 MB, 55 pages) (2010)

This guide, produced by the Province of British Columbia (B.C.), provides information on how urban forests can be utilized to help manage climate change impacts. It discusses adaptation measures to increase the resiliency of urban forests in future climates. Although written for B.C. communities, the information may be relevant to other regions.